Category Archives: University of Toronto

Statement about the detention of Alexander Sodiqov

We welcome the release from detention of Alexander Sodiqov, a doctoral student in political science at the University of Toronto who was in Tajikistan under contract to the University of Exeter. We look forward to the case being formally concluded … Continue reading

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YBP Library Services selected as primary book supplier for the University of Toronto Libraries

TORONTO, ON – YBP Library Services (YBP), the academic division of Baker & Taylor, is proud to announce that the University of Toronto Libraries has selected YBP as its primary supplier of academic titles published in the United States and … Continue reading

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Statement about the detention of Alexander Sodiqov

Since 16 June 2014, Alexander Sodiqov, a doctoral student in Political Science at the University of Toronto, has been held in detention by security forces in Tajikistan. The University of Toronto remains deeply concerned about the health and safety of … Continue reading

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U of T on Researchers at Risk and the detention of student Alexander Sodiqov

TORONTO, CANADA – The University of Toronto will host a panel of experts, featuring Chrystia Freeland (MP and author) and Ronald Deibert (Director of the Citizen Lab), to discuss the recent detention of Alexander Sodiqov. Since June 16th this year, … Continue reading

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Fast, portable device for ‘on-the-go,’ laboratory-quality cocaine testing

TORONTO, ON – Testing for cocaine and other drugs usually involves two steps: a quick on-site prescreen and then a more accurate confirmatory test at a laboratory. This process can often take days or weeks — far too long in … Continue reading

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Statement about the detention of Alexander Sodiqov

Since 16 June 2014, Alexander Sodiqov, a doctoral student in Political Science at the University of Toronto, has been held in detention by security forces in Tajikistan.  The University of Toronto remains deeply concerned about the health and safety of … Continue reading

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NeXus Consulting Group: Helping non-profit organizations and social enterprises maximize their social impact

TORONTO, ON – Since 2005 non-profit organizations and social enterprises who require management consulting services have reached out to a team of MBA students at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management to help them maximize their social impact. … Continue reading

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University of Toronto statement

Toronto, ON - Alexander Sodiqov, a PhD student at the University of Toronto, was reportedly detained by security officials on the 16th of June 2014 in Khorog, Tajikistan. Sodiqov was in Tajikistan under a research contract with the University of Exeter … Continue reading

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University of Toronto announces 2014 Schulich Leader Scholarship winners

TORONTO, ON – The University of Toronto announced that Quinton Lowe from Cambridge, ON, and Lukas Weese from King, ON have been named recipients of the inaugural Schulich Leaders Scholarships. The awards are worth at least $60,000 over four years. The Schulich Leader … Continue reading

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March of Dimes Canada Invests $1.5 million to Advance Research in Acquired Brain Injury at the University of Toronto

TORONTO, ON – Today, March of Dimes Canada and the University of Toronto  (U of T) signed a $1.5 million agreement to advance research in recovery from brain injuries and stroke, making the donation to the University the largest made … Continue reading

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